The NAACP and Hurricane Katrina: 8 Years Later

By April Ryan, aprildryan.com Eight years ago the NAACP was one the first organizations to make the public aware of the disaster in New Orleans's 9th Ward after the levy break following Hurricane Katrina.  New Orleans area NAACP branches reported back to the National Headquarters and its then … [Read more...]

A Message to the USDA: Continue to Respect Black Farmers

By Benjamin Todd Jealous There is no way to make up for decades of discrimination that crippled the proud history of Black farm ownership in America. But we can do our best to move forward. In 1999 the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agreed to settle the civil rights lawsuit Pigford v … [Read more...]

Meet The Press: Rebranding the GOP

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